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Polk City, Iowa

Polk City Iowa Blog

HomeServe & Polk City Partner to Offer Customers Home Repair Service Plans

by Jake Schreier 1/4/2016
Polk City, IA – January 4, 2016 – HomeServe USA (HomeServe), a leading provider of home repair solutions, announced it will offer home repair service plans to homeowners in Polk City, IA through a new partnership with the City. HomeServe will offer optional Exterior Water Service Line repair plans to the approximately 1,200 households in Polk City.  Servic... [More]

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Metro Home Improvement Program

by Jake Schreier 12/10/2015
The City of Polk City with the collaboration of nine other metro cities participates in The Metro Home Improvement Program with the purpose to preserve affordable housing stock in these communities. The participating cities are Ankeny, Altoona, Bondurant, Grimes, Johnston, Pleasant Hill, Polk City, Urbandale, West Des Moines, and Windsor Heights. The Program is currently a... [More]

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2015 Polk City Square Lighting!

by Jake Schreier 11/25/2015
Polk City's 2015 Square Lighting is next week on Tuesday, December 1st!  This event will be fun for the whole family with festivities starting at 5:00 PM and going until 8:00 PM. Make sure to be there at 6:00 PM when Santa appears just as the Square Lights are turned on!  Stop into Polk City's local businesses for special holiday deals and to enter into a raffle... [More]

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2015-16 Winter Weather Information

by Jake Schreier 11/19/2015
Winter weather has arrived in Polk City!  Whether you’re a resident, a contracted snow removal crew, or a small business you need to know how and when to properly deal with this season’s snow and ice removal. Just in time for winter’s first storm, Polk City is releasing our 2015-16 Winter Weather Guide.  On it you’ll find a snow and ice r... [More]

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2015 Polk City GIS Day

by Jake Schreier 11/17/2015
Did you know that November 18th is GIS Day?  Polk City has been utilizing Geographic Information Systems (GIS) to create City inventories, maps, and more for over a decade! We are a proud participant of GIS Day and would like to share with you how and why we as a City use GIS and to take a moment to explain what exactly GIS is!  Please click here to visit Polk ... [More]

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Comprehensive Plan Open House!

by Jake Schreier 11/13/2015
Open House this Monday, November 16 from 4:30 PM - 6:30 PM at the Polk City Community Room located right next to the Fire Department at 309 West Van Dorn Street! A Comprehensive Plan is a guide for decision makers about the city’s growth and development. It represents the community’s vision for the future and is therefore heavily dependent upon public particip... [More]

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Curbside Yard Waste Collection Ends November 28

by Jake Schreier 11/5/2015
What You Need To KnowThe last of the leaves are falling which means yard waste season is coming to a close. November 28 is the final day for curbside collection through the Compost It! program.As you rake leaves, prune bushes, and get rid of spent annuals and garden debris, review these tips for disposing of yard waste at the curb. Remember, the “Compost It!&rdquo... [More]

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2015 NFL Punt, Pass, Kick

by Jake Schreier 11/2/2015
On September 20, 2015 the Polk City Police Department held a NFL Punt, Pass, Kick competition. The competition was held at the Polk City Sports Complex with youth from the City and surrounding areas, ages 6 to 13, attending.  Participants had to accurately punt, pass, and kick a football with the sum of all three distances determining the competitor's total score.&nb... [More]

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UPDATE: Public Works Theft

by Jake Schreier 10/29/2015
10/30/15: Both City vehicles have been found northeast of Polk City as of 12:00 PM October 30, 2015.  The Polk City Police Department and the Polk County Sheriff’s Office investigation is ongoing.  Authorities are looking for anyone who may have seen these vehicles between 4:00 PM October 28th and 6:30 AM of October 29, 2015.  Anyone having informat... [More]

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Fall is Here! Properly Dispose Yard Waste in Polk City

by Jake Schreier 10/22/2015
Did you know that Polk City has a Recycle Center located at 409 East Northside Drive?  The recyclables section is open to everyone and handles cardboard & mixed paper, plastic bottles, and tin cans.  This area is funded by the Metro Waste Authority.Only Polk City residents (which are residents that live within Polk City’s City limits and have Polk City ... [More]

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112 3rd Street
PO Box 426
Polk City, IA 50226

Monday-Friday
8:00am-5:00pm

Phone: 515-984-6233
Fax: 515-984-6177

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PO Box 426
Polk City, IA 50226

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